Russ Steele:

The most interesting information is the shift in the corn belt as the climate cools.

Originally posted on Watts Up With That?:

Note: the original title Solar Neutrons and the 1970s cooling period was unintentionally misleading as Dr. Svalgaard points out in comments:

What produces Solar Neutrons?
the title of the post is misleading. The cosmic rays are protons, not neutrons, and are not produced by the Sun, but by supernovae in the Galaxy. The ‘neutrons’ are produced in the Earth’s atmosphere when cosmic ray protons collide with air. Neutron Monitors can detect those ‘secondary’ neutrons.

I meant to convey the modulation effect of the sun’s magnetic field on cosmic rays, and hence neutrons. So I’ve truncated the title to: Neutrons and the 1970s cooling period – Anthony

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About Russ Steele

Freelance writer and climate change blogger. Russ spent twenty years in the Air Force as a navigator specializing in electronics warfare and digital systems. After his service he was employed for sixteen years as concept developer for TRW, an aerospace and automotive company, and then was CEO of a non-profit Internet provider for 18 months. Russ's articles have appeared in Comstock's Business, Capitol Journal, Trailer Life, Monitoring Times, and Idaho Magazine.
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  1. Sean says:

    Russ,
    Did you see this paper over at the hockeyschtick blog? http://hockeyschtick.blogspot.com/2013/01/new-paper-finds-another-mechanism-by.html?m=1
    The actual presentation is here: http://hockeyschtick.blogspot.com/2013/01/new-paper-finds-another-mechanism-by.html?m=1
    It’s any alternate method of solar induced climate changes looking at strataspheric ozone and modulation of the AO and NAO.

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